How and where can I register my child?
You can register your child with an application form at the Kita (on site in person, by post, by fax). You can find the application form here. In addition, you must register for the facility in the Kita-Navigator of the city of Siegen.
What are the admission criteria?
In compliance with the legal regulations (KiBiz), children are admitted according to the following priority list:
1. children of studying parents and siblings.
2. children of employees of the University of Siegen and the Studierendenwerk Siegen (place of residence: Siegen city area).
3. children who live in the Siegen city area (catchment area).
From what age does the Kita accept children / group structures?
We accept children from the age of four months and care for children until they start school.
What are the group structures?
Group structures (according to KiBiz):
1 group: 10 places for children from four months to two years.
3 groups: 20 places each for children from two years to school entry.
What time models does the Kita offer?
The Studierendenwerk offers 35h as well as 45h places so that parents have enough time to study.
How does the familiarisation process take place?
There is a child-oriented settling-in period based on the Berlin Model (approx. 14 days).
Who looks after my child in the day care centre?
Each group is staffed by three full-time pedagogical specialists (educators, social pedagogues, speech therapist).
When is the day care centre open?
Monday to Thursday from 7:15 to 16:30.
Friday from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm.
Bring time: Monday to Friday from 7:30 to 9:00.
Pick-up time: Monday to Thursday from 15:00 to 16:30, Friday from 14:30 to 15:30.
You can find the closing times here.
Do I have to bring food or drink (catering) for my child?
No, the Studierendenwerk offers all children full board. This means breakfast, lunch, a varied snack, water and unsweetened tea are provided for all children. Meal contribution: 98.00 Euro per month. Parents can choose whether their child receives a vegetarian or non-vegetarian diet.
Where can the children play, experiment, try things out?
During the free play phases, the children can play and learn independently in their group room and/or an adjoining room as well as in the functional areas in the two corridors. Each group has access to the movement room once a week. In addition, the nursery has a large natural outdoor area. In addition, we can use the fenced-in forest plot with a construction trailer at any time.
Current: fixed settings due to corona
In which projects does the day care centre participate?
Since July 2012, the day care centre of the Studierendenwerk Siegen has been a certified “House of Little Scientists”. In addition to experimenting, trying things out and exploring in the group, the inter-group experimentation group takes place once a week for all children from the age of two.
From May 2012 to December 2015, we successfully participated in the federal programme “Frühe Chancen Schwerpunkt-Kita “Sprache & Integration””.
Since January 2016, we have been participating in the federal programme “Sprach-Kita ‘Weil Sprache der Schlüssel zur Welt ist’ ”. This programme ends in December 2022.